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Geese killed on UNF campus; UPD unable to investigate

Blake Baker July 9, 2013

[Editor's note: An earlier version of this story called the geese at UNF "Canadian Geese." The official name for the species living on campus is "the Canada Goose." ] Some of UNF's most beloved...

Thousands of Spinnaker issues disappear from campus

Blake Baker July 3, 2013

Within two days of being dropped in boxes around campus, thousands of issues of the June 12 edition of the Spinnaker were gone, according to a University Police Department complaint filed by Spinnaker...

Student loan rates double because of Congressional inaction

Blake Baker July 1, 2013

College students looking to take out new federal student loans to pay for their education might be paying a little more attention to legislative wrangling in Washington, D.C. before classes start in the...

Long-time UNF English instructor dies

Blake Baker July 1, 2013

Amy Wainwright, a Senior Instructor in the Department of English at UNF, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at her Jacksonville home on June 27, according to the university. Her cause of death is...

Counseling Center Director leaving UNF

Blake Baker June 24, 2013

UNF announced Rene Monteagudo, Director of the Counseling Center, is resigning to return home to accept a job at Florida Atlantic University. The following release is from UNF's Student Affairs Announcement: Rene...

Parts of parking garages closed for repairs

Blake Baker June 19, 2013

UNF announced sections of two campus garages will be closed for repairs until Monday, August 19. Parts of Garage 38 (Arena Garage) and Garage 44 (Fine Arts Parking Garage)  will not be available for parking...

UPDATE: Crash victim misidentified as UNF student

Blake Baker June 19, 2013

JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- Cullen Jordan Johnson, 21, who died in a car accident on June 4, was mistakenly identified as a UNF student by the office of the University Registrar. Believing that information as...

Driver arrested in New Year’s death of UNF student

Blake Baker June 17, 2013

A 20-year-old UNF student is charged in the New Year's Day death of his classmate and passenger, Dara Kusiv, adding further sadness to the already tragic traffic accident minutes after the calendar turned...

Phelan in contention, in line to make cut at U.S. Open

Blake Baker June 14, 2013

ARDMORE, Pa. -- He's gone from the NCAA National Championship to the PGA National Championship in a matter of weeks. UNF Senior and golf phenomenon Kevin Phelan is in contention after a weather-delayed...

Prescribed burn planned Thursday morning

Blake Baker June 12, 2013

UNF released this alert to students in anticipation of a prescribed burn Thursday: A prescribed burn is planned for 9 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, June 13. It will take place in the far southwestern corner...

UNF alum promoted to rare U.S. Army rank

Blake Baker June 12, 2013

FORT BLISS, Texas – There is now high-profile UNF representation in the United States Army. The Army promoted Osprey alumna Leslie Caballero to Colonel in a ceremony at Fort Bliss, Texas on Tuesday,...

J.T. Townsend memorial service at UNF set for Saturday

Blake Baker June 7, 2013

UNF has scheduled a memorial service on Saturday morning for J.T. Townsend, the recent graduate and disabilities advocate who died of a heart attack overnight Tuesday. Townsend was paralyzed from the neck...

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